Project Based Learning with STEM: 3 Little Pigs

Grade Levels
2nd - 5th
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  1. Project-Based Learning, STEM, and Reading Response Sheets based on the beloved story of the 3 Little Pigs. Fairy tales come to life in this cross-curricular resource! Student connect to the fairy tale story while engaging in project activities that include math, reading skills, writing, and STEM.Cla
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Project-based, problem-based, STEM, and persuasive writing all rolled into one great project! This isn’t just a regular STEM project; it’s a week’s worth of cross-curricular activities designed to stimulate your students’ thinking! Fairy tales come to life in this project-based resource! Student connect to the fairy tale story while engaging in project activities. Classic fairy tales serve as a great motivator to students! Teachers can provide rich fairy tale experiences by utilizing the book list or video links that are provided. The projects and the fairy tale intertwine!

This 3 Little Pigs project utilizes the principles of Project and Problem- Based Learning and STEM, in addition to, including Persuasive Writing activities. Can students persuade others to "buy" the house they built? This resource also includes a book and video list, step-by-step posters and handouts, certificates of achievement, and student examples. Rubrics are included!

This project covers:

• Economics
• Engineering Design Process and STEM
• Persuasive Writing
• Problem solving
• Cooperative Learning
• Math/ addition
• Math/ multiplication
• Math/ money
• Problem Based Learning
• Self-evaluation
• Evaluating work samples based on rubrics
• Vocabulary Development

Get your students excited about learning! Get them “huffing and puffing” with these hands-on activities surrounding the beloved story of the 3 Little Pigs.

What teachers like you had to say:

Cassie said, “I love that you included important vocabulary terms. That is something many lessons lack! I am super excited to do this activity with my students. The planning/building aspect will be so much fun! Then creating an advertisement... the kids are going to LOVE this! Thanks so much!!”

Sarah said, “This is a great extension to my compare/contrast lessons of The Three Little Pigs. I can't wait to see what the students come up with. Excellent for cross curricular as well.”

Kristen said, “The kids had so much fun with this! I especially liked the video and book lists for different versions of the story, and that you included so many helpful printables to guide student thinking. Great product!”

Buyer said, “This is a great addition to my Three Little Pigs Unit! I love how everything I need is right there ready to go! Thanks!”

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My Mission

This resource was designed to help you REACH your students and IGNITE that wonder inside of them. I wanted to create a resource to support you while you CONNECT with your students over exciting projects that are infused with the 21st century skills of collaboration and problem solving.

I am passionate about helping YOU positively impact your students’ lives and I want to aid you in EMPOWERING your students to be LIFELONG learners! I am super excited to work with you on reaching your students!


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